Speakers include Daniel Dale of CNN. Programs include Climate Crisis and Liability – Will Carbon Majors Have to Pay for Climate Damage? and The Crown, Copyright & the Law Revisited.
Virtual Annual Meeting.
Programs include Impact of Government Policy on Pricing and Access to Prescription Medical Products in the US and International Marketplace; Cryptocurrency Opportunities and Perils: Promoting Responsible Innovation; and There’s No Place for US: Empowerment of Women in the Legal Profession.
The Teaching Professor Annual Conference our flagship event and is dedicated to advancing teaching and learning. Educators and administrators of all disciplines and experience levels leave the event with actionable ideas and insights that they can start implementing right away.
Workshops include How Repositories Can Contribute Their FAIR Share and a Keynote on Equity and Democratization of Knowledge.
“Pandemic + Legal Education + Tech.” We are in the midst of the largest distance learning experiment in legal education history. Everyone has experienced it differently and had to make adjustments or witnessed a rapid change. How did it go? Does this mean real, permanent change for legal education?
Postponed to October 15-18, 2020
The SLA Annual Conference is the premier event for special librarians and information professionals who want to explore the latest challenges and trends in knowledge and information management, refine their skills, connect with colleagues, and meet with leading information product and service providers.
“Law Books: History & Connoisseurship”. This intensive, week-long course is about building focused, interesting, and useful collections of historical materials in Anglo-American, European, and Latin American law. It is aimed at individuals and librarians who collect historical legal materials, and the book dealers who supply them, as well as librarians developing collections from existing holdings. Lively discussion and extensive hands-on activities are hallmarks of the course. Enrollment is limited to 12 students.
Postponed to 2021.
International symposium on robotics and AI in libraries, hosted by the University of Pretoria at its new Future Africa campus, in collaboration with IFLA IT Section. The rapid development in robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are making in-roads into libraries and information services. Robotics and AI are also growing fields in many African countries, and this Symposium is a timely event to showcase and increase awareness of developments and realize the potential and challenges for libraries.The symposium will include presentations from experts in the field, panels and round table discussion, and a hands-on workshop on developing algorithms and applications.
Postponed to 2021
“‘Bodies’ in the Library: Sleuthing, Plotting and Making the Case.” A ‘body’ can be any puzzle or issue you need to solve, whether it relates to managing resources, engaging users or finding an elegant solution to a tricky problem.
“They Do It With Mirrors.” Programs include Challenges and Opportunities for Legal Education, C-19 and the Legal Profession, and From Education to Practice: New Skills for Legal Teams.